I recently have been accepted as an Associate member of the Association of Coaching. I enjoy working with school leaders to offer coaching and support, recognising the role as a school leader can be very lonely at times. So have a trusted colleague at the end of a skype call can make all the difference. I work with many school leaders and middle leaders offering them coaching support and mentoring support as they seek to improve learning in their schools and in their own sett
One of my favourite parts of my jobs, working with the University of Buckingham as a PGCE tutor, welcoming new trainees into our noble profession. This year I have the privilege of working with seven trainees in the UK and overseas as they begin their learning journey to come a teacher. Looking forward to my first visits over the next two weeks.
Working with Newnham and Infant school to improve thinking in their school A great learning focussed day with committed professionals, full of rich dialogue and reflections on practise to embed a disposition for thinking, so it becomes habitual for our youngest pupils. Today's focus was on Disposition for Mindfulness and developing a growth mind-set in our youngest pupils. "Once again you delivered a rich, stimulating INSET. Thank you for all the support you offer our school
Last week I had the privilege to be invited to Bucharest to work with 120 Early Years teachers, practitioners and managers from over 30 cities around Romanian to begin the journey to developing thinking in our youngest pupils. We had the focus of "Engaging Children to become Thinkers". The conference was organised by Acorns Nursery and this was the fourth conference, bringing professional learning opportunities to teachers around Romanian. For me it was a truly humbling expe